Wine Castello di Querceto, "Il Picchio", Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione, 2015
Reviews of purchase Castello di Querceto, "Il Picchio", Chianti Classico DOCG Gran Selezione, 2015
The wine shows a deep ruby red color with a purple hue.
Bright, full and elegant taste of wine charms harmonious combination of fruity hues and tones of black berries. For a long balanced finish.
The aroma of wine - refined, with pronounced notes of ripe fruit and cherry and raspberry accents.
The wine is excellent with dishes from red meat, meat cooked on the grill and seasoned cheeses.
To create "Il Picchio" Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG in the same vineyard Il Picchio (in Italian - "Woodpecker") grown Sangiovese, Canaiolo and Colorino. The area is located in the eastern exposure and is at an altitude of 420-450 meters above sea level. The first vines were planted here 30 years ago. During manufacture the wine is subjected to fermentation at a controlled (28 ° C) temperature. The maceration lasts 20 days, after which the wine was placed on 12 months in French oak barrels. The wine bottled and at least another 6 months to mature yield in the glass. Chianti Classico Riserva "Il Picchio" has a good aging potential that is 20-25 years.
Castello di Querceto - farm in Tuscany, shrouded in legends and has behind him a long, rich history. The construction of the castle dates from the 16th century. This luxury sample arhetiktury originally owned Longbardam, to this day retains its medieval obraz.S 1897 the estate belongs to the family of Francois, who for several generations, dedicates his life to winemaking. Already in 1911 they managed to win the prestigious international prize for enologii.Imenie surrounded by landscapes of stunning beauty. Raspolagayustya Vineyards in hilly terrain at an altitude of 470 meters above sea level. Planting vines extend over 60 hectares, 10 hectares are reserved for olive groves. Family Francois specializes primarily in the cultivation of red grapes, led by Sangiovese. The relatively small area reserved for white grapes - Trebbiano Toscano, Chardonnay, Malvasia and Vernaccia.
Today the estate runs Alessandro Francois, who are very sensitive to the process of creating wines, so paying a lot of attention the subtleties and nuances of wine. Castello di Querceto The company successfully exports its products to countries such as Japan, Greece, Sweden, USA, Canada, Hungary, Russia, Austria, Peru, China, Australia and many other corners of the globe